top story

top story

1. Literally, a higher or the highest level of a building. The executives all have their offices in the top stories of the sky scraper. We converted the top story into a standalone apartment that we rent out.
2. The brain; one's ability to think, understand, and rationalize. He's attractive, all right, but I don't think there's much going on in the top story. I never felt like I had a strong enough of an top story to do a master's degree.
See also: story, top

top story

 and upper story
Sl. the brain; one's mind and intellect. A little weak in the upper story, but other than that, a great guy. He has nothing for a top story.
See also: story, top

top story

and upper story
n. the brain. I don’t think her top story is occupied. A little weak in the upper story, but other than that, a great guy.
See also: story, top
References in classic literature ?
Micawber was waiting for me within the gate, and we went up to his room (top story but one), and cried very much.
We all went up-stairs, at once, to the top story. I noticed that the Sergeant was unusually grave, even for him.
The fair one darts upstairs to the top story. They get a glimpse of red lips under a short veil, and exquisite little feet."
Our most-read Top Story of 2016 examined how the diminished harvest of 2015 affected the bulk wine market.
Shawshank Tim Robbins Shawshank star Tim Robbins is back behind bars lip-smackingly good Life Today The Bigger Picture The Big Read Life is short, let's live it well Nerves of steel As Tata announces sale, Business Minister Anna Soubry pleads: Stem cell hero Luke and brave 'Give us time' little Olly were strangers, now they're the fect per match The News Story ANDY DAY NEW THE Today's Top Story FOR STENNING Seize the New Day.
Life is short, let's live it well 'Well, it's goodnight from me...' warn Medics the UK is set to be the fattest nation in Europe bulging Britain The New Day investigates what we can do to today's Top Story The News Story tighten our belts Seize the New Day.
The top story today is that respected broadcaster Trevor McDonald (I know, not traditional column fodder) could end up behind bars for a crime he didn't commit.
It was top story on Five Live sport and made the Sky Sports breaking news bar (admittedly so did Luis Suarez arriving for training at Liverpool the same day imagine that: man turns up for work).
With a large inventory of guns still coming in, the demand for ammo is still the top story. The Oklahoma numbers are lower than neighboring states, and that is due to the storms that hit our area in May.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill was the top story followed by US President Barack Obama's health care reforms and the U.S.
A lively writing style and plenty of diverse examples makes this a top story hard to put down!
Anti-Wall Street protests in New York and other cities October 20-23, 2011 Very closely 19% =48% Fairly closely 29 Top story (the economy =70%) October 13-16 Very closely 22% =53% Fairly closely 31 Top story (the economy = 71%) October 6-9 Very closely 17% =42% Fairly closely 25 Top story (the economy = 71%) Note: The October 20-23 poll is a Pew/Washington Post poll.
We've put together a list of some of the top stories we've covered this year and need you to vote on which topic was the Top Story of 2009.
Readers can vote for their top story by phone or text..
She organized the Councils of War that decided on regime change in Iraq, the decade's top story.